A wrongful death claim is filed when a person is liable for the death of another, intentional or not. As a civil court case, it is usually filed by the loved ones of someone whom they believed died unnecessarily due to another’s negligence. Wrongful death can occur in a multitude of different ways, but below are three most common reasons for family or loved ones to file wrongful death lawsuits.
The City of San Marcos is notorious for a high amount of railroad traffic passing through town. Over 30 trains pass daily through major intersections, blocking traffic at all times. Those who have lived in San Marcos, TX for any extended period know that if you want to get somewhere on time, you should give yourself an extra 10 minutes for possible train delay.
Facebook has been a struggle for business professionals everywhere since it’s launch in 2004. There is a constant struggle for employees wondering if their employers can see their status updates, and employers wanting to use Facebook to recruit potential employees. Is this fair? What if someone posts a picture without your approval or knowledge?
For years, fraternities and sororities have followed the tradition of “hazing” their incoming members as a way to initiate them into the exclusive group. In recent years, the intensity of these acts have made it into the public eye, and it isn’t pretty for those who participate. It has come to the attention of Texas lawmakers that there must be a consequence for such inhumane actions towards their own peers.
If you recently have endured any physical or psychological harm due to negligence of another person, governmental entity, or private operation, you are likely eligible to file apersonal injury lawsuit. After searching the internet for the perfect lawyer, you see something along the lines of “we don’t get paid unless you win.” It seems too good to be true, so what’s the catch?
In the U.S an estimated 51.4 million procedures happen a year. Of these procedures roughly 4,000 of them involve some sort of surgical error. Some might say these are good odds. However, those 4,000 procedures with patients who have to suffer from a surgical error may disagree. If we lived in a perfect world every procedure would be successful with no complications. Unfortunately, doctors make mistakes and these mistakes can leave serious damage and inflict pain and suffering on the patient. If you have suffered injury or damages from a surgical error you may be entitled to receive compensation. Types of compensation vary depending on the particular circumstances of the case. Generally, compensation can cover medical bills, loss of income, and emotional suffering. Common surgical errors are listed below:
Boating can be an enjoyable social activity. Nothing brings people together like cool waters and good weather. When the weather is nice many people jump at the opportunity to grab the sunscreen and bring out the boats. However, as enjoyable as boating is it can also become very dangerous. Most boating accidents are preventable. The most common causes for these accidents are caused by: